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I know its not a popular opinion but a ton of teams like the Cardinals and rams are using safeties as their starting linebackers like deone buchanon and mark barron.

What about putting roman at wlb, stephone at mike and Robertson at sam?
 
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Also expect to see kv or bell playing a ton of slot corner now because of the breaux injury.
 

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As I recall, I proposed Vacarro at LB a couple years ago, when he was more or less a gadget player and hadn't established himself as a starting safety, and got ripped to shreds for it, like I was the biggest stupidest idiot on the face of the earth.
 

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The list is long
Deone Bucannon
Rayray Armstrong on the 9ers
Mark Barron
Thomas Davis
Shaq Thomas
Brian Urlacher?

Harper has proved enough to atleast give it a shot
 

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It can't hurt I would think. We have plenty of depth at safety. I hope they try Vonn Bell at corner as well. But they have to get Stephone Anthony on the field more than 13 plays. Hopefully Ellerbe comes back healthy soon, but they better find away to get Roberton out there as well. So I'm hoping we see more Anthony at SAM, Robertson at MIKE, and Ellerbe at WILL. I like JL's veteran leadership, but Anthony & Robertson need to get more snaps than him IMO. I would rather see Anthony & Robertson(Ellerbe & Roberson when healthy) in on nickle with just Robertson in on dime.
 

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As I recall, I proposed Vacarro at LB a couple years ago, when he was more or less a gadget player and hadn't established himself as a starting safety, and got ripped to shreds for it, like I was the biggest stupidest idiot on the face of the earth.
This forum can be tough like that but keep voicing your opinions
 

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If I'm an OC and I see Harper lined up as a LB, I'm running right at him. He's not going to be able to take on a pulling guard that outweighs him
by a 100 Lbs or more.
 
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My dream is stephone at mike, ellerbe sam, robertson will, but we just cant count on ellerbe to be healthy
 

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Just a little nugget for what it was worth Roman was playing close to the line in pregame warm-ups with the second unit maybe he is a break glass in case of emergency type of L.B. On this team now it was a few plays almost that Saftey that is up at the line
 
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If I'm an OC and I see Harper lined up as a LB, I'm running right at him. He's not going to be able to take on a pulling guard that outweighs him
by a 100 Lbs or more.

Then how do people like buchanon and barron do it
 

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The list is long
Deone Bucannon
Rayray Armstrong on the 9ers
Mark Barron
Thomas Davis
Shaq Thomas
Brian Urlacher?

Harper has proved enough to atleast give it a shot
These were all SS/LB tweeners coming out of college except Mark Barron, the guy that plays LB on the team that just got blown out by the Niners.

Harper is 200lbs, Thomas Davis is 240lbs.

So, in theory, it's dumb.

In reality, it can't hurt since we really can't get any worse.
 

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Did Harper hit the field in the Oakland game?

I admit when the game is playing I don't always pay attention to those details.

#saintslivesmatter
 

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